Quito study abroad student overlooking the city at night from a circular look out

Quito

Ecuador

You are here

Sit back, relax, and dream about everything that awaits when you study abroad in Quito.

Imagine exploring vibrant neighborhoods and admiring the beautiful colonial Spanish architecture that makes the city a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dive into the city’s tradition and varied influences and adventure to the equator in Mitad del Mundo where you can learn more about Ecuador’s indigenous people

Whether you’re practicing your Spanish, studying the environment in this biodiverse region, walking through the city’s street, or on a hike, the opportunities for adventure are endless when you study abroad in Quito.

Programs

Quito - Area Studies & Language

Quito
,
Ecuador
Length: 
Fall 2019, Spring 2020
Language prerequisites: 
4 semesters of college-level Spanish
Estimated Cost: 
$17,950
Add to favorites

Quito Direct Enrollment - Universidad San Francisco de Quito

Quito
,
Ecuador
Length: 
Fall 2019, Spring 2020
Language prerequisites: 
5 semesters of college-level Spanish
Estimated Cost: 
$17,950
Add to favorites

Quito Summer - Environmental Studies

Quito
,
Ecuador
Length: 
Summer 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$8,315
Add to favorites

Quito's Top Five

Stand on the Equator

Travel via bus to the place where the northern and southern hemispheres meet and stand at the middle of the Earth.

Wander Through Historic Old Town

Stroll the streets to get a feel for the city and see the historically charming architecture.

Climb a Volcano

Trek to the top of Volcano Pichincha just outside the city for beautiful views of Quito and its surrounding landscapes.

Try Authentic, Local Cuisine

From grilled plantains to freshly-squeezed juices, your taste buds will thank you.

Explore and Unwind in Itchimbia Park

This hilltop park is home to Quito's cultural center and offers running paths, picnic spots, and more for a relaxing day in the sun.

The Latest from Quito

Jun 6 4:03pm
Quito

¡Gracias por todo, Ecuador! Nos vemos prontito (Thank you for everything, Ecuador! We will see each other soon)

by Julianna

Reflecting over my Ecuadorian adventures and how I am coping after returning to the U.S.

Read more
May 24 4:54pm
Quito

Time for Takeoff

by Maya

My six goals to keep myself accountable and on track for my best and biggest adventure yet!

Read more
May 19 4:40pm
Quito

¡Chao Ecuador!

by Julianna

Saying goodbye to my host family and all of the friends I made during my semester abroad in Quito, Ecuador...

Read more
May 2 4:23pm
Quito

Welcome to the Jungle!

by Julianna

Exploring the divine brilliance of the Amazon Rainforest at the Tiputini Biodiversity Research Station

Read more
Apr 19 12:24pm
Quito

Extreme Response: Tackling Service Learning Abroad

by Julianna

Reflecting on my Service Learning experience at Extreme Response - working in an after-school program with the kids of parents who work tirelessly sorting trash and recyclables in Quito's dump.

Read more